David first picked up the camera as a teen in Yorkshire, before pursuing an academic career. He returned to photography at the relatively late age of 25 when was noticed by influential fashion stylists Edward Enninful and Katie Grand. He forged collaborations for i-D, Vogue Italia and POP Magazines, where he started to produce painterly fashion and beauty editorials - the origin of his signature style today.
David’s sophisticated approach to composition, professional on-set demeanor, and refined color palette has made him a sought after celebrity photographer. His clean aesthetic and talent for capturing classic sensuality is evident in his images of icons such as Anne Hathaway, Uma Thurman, Bradley Cooper, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Salma Hayek. David has garnered a number of high-end fashion and beauty commercial clients, and continues to balance traditional and futuristic notions of beauty in his editorial photography for top publications including Vogue, W Magazine, and Harper’s Bazaar. He currently makes his home in New York.